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    history. These images are colorful and realistic depicting common people usually, unless for a movie poster. He created portraits of people’s daily lives. This imagery is entertaining to look at and There were many iconic images in his exhibit. The December, 1956 is one of those Iconic images. It depicts a child who has just discovered that his father was actually Santa Claus. This is a huge discovery when you are a child. I can remember this moment when I was a child. It was a huge shock. The face of the child in this painting perfectly captures this disbelief. That is the face of a child who had been tricked for so many years into believing in Santa Claus. The child holds the costume in his hands after he had gone through his parent’s drawers. The child was probably told that Santa Claus wasn’t real by a fellow classmate and so sparked his need to investigate. Little did he know that he would make a discovery that his parent’s were deceiving him. You can just imagine the faces of his parent’s when he goes to confront them about the deceits. Each of Rockwell’s images tell a story. This image perfectly describes the story of Christmas and growing out of the childish fantasies such as Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, etc. This image perfectly depicts childhood. Norman Rockwell tells a story with each piece of work even in his portraits. The whole back wall of the exhibition was covered with newsletter covers ranging from sports, to famous people, and common…

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    It was a month before christmas and Ben was at school in 7th period, the last class of the day, him and his friend, Jason were messing around, throwing paper airplanes at kids, and causing problems. They were in study hall, and had already finished their homework for the day, although they weren’t happy about even having homework going into the weekend and Ben was even less happy because he had just gotten a detention for the next 3 school day, and his birthday was on the 30th, the last day of…

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    A struggling single father hopes to win a million dollar prize by entering a competition to replace an injured Santa, save Christmas, and impress his young daughter. STORY COMMENTS ON FIRST 30 PAGES MY SANTA HERO is a sweet title for this family friendly holiday tale. The first 30 pages clearly defines the goal of saving Christmas, his family, and winning a million dollars. The emotional goal is trying to impress his young daughter. The idea of saving Christmas isn’t considered highly…

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    the farm on the west coast of Cape Breton” during the Christmas of 1977. Along the lines of the story, the protagonist awakens to a bigger picture of life outside his own small world as he steps his way up from ignorance to knowledge, idealism to realism, and thinking of self to thinking of others. The narrator comes to see himself as a precious…

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    As Christmas approaches, he starts to ripen and recoil from selfishness to selflessness. As the family waits for their elder brother, the protagonist “wish[es] it to be cold, cold on the Great Lakes of Ontario, so that he may come home to [them] as soon as possible” (MacLeod 302). The narrator demonstrates an act of selfishness as he neglects the global consequences that could occur if the Great Lakes freeze. “The effect of the Great Lakes freezing is crucial because it impacts a range of…

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    A Christmas Carol Lead/Hook: “What’s Christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without money; a time for finding yourself a year older, and not an hour richer; a time for balancing your books and having every item in ‘em through a round dozen of months presented dead against you?” (Stave 1) Quick Summary: Charles Dickens didn’t have a pleasant life as a child because his father was imprisoned and he had to work instead of going to school so his family had enough money to survive.…

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    Have you ever been to the Gaslight Melodrama? If you have, you know how good their performances can be; but if not, you are missing out on a great show! The play “Santa’s Angels,” written and directed by Michael Prince, began with Father Time and his assistant, Bearnaise, talking about how they should speed up time to stop Santa from delivering all the presents on Christmas Eve/Christmas Morning. This is caused by the small feud between Father Time and Santa. As the story continues, Santa…

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    Christmas is certainly a popular celebration in terms of cultural and social significance. For Christian, Christmas is a sacred religious holiday as they celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ. People around the world have been observing the traditions and practices in both religious and secular. Common Christmas customs includes exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas tree, attending mass, sharing meals with family and friends and of course waiting for Santa Claus to give out gifts. How do you…

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    That was it. Officially. The worst Christmas ever. He has been okay with not being able to go home for the holidays. He had been okay with being alone at Christmas in a city he didn't know anybody. He had been okay with not having a fancy dinner, no people he loved, and no presents. He had been okay with it till now. Now he just wanted to get drunk and cry. It was the 24th of December, Christmas. He had forgotten to buy for food for the holidays so he had gone through the city looking for a…

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    It was about three year ago, I reference it by the pre-bust years. Three nights until Christmas eve, on a Sunday the 22nd. The tree was up and decorations were still in the boxes. The house was in shambles and cluttered about. Although, I had asked my youngest son, the only child left in the nest. Over and over since Thanksgiving to get together and clean up, then finish the traditional decorating of our home. He, like his father at 19, were busy with the ladies and the festive part of the…

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